Tag Archives: housing market

Expert Q&A

What is the current state of the housing market? JP: Oklahoma City is the leading housing indicator for Oklahoma, with the lowest unemployment and the most population growth. It is also rated highly for new positions for skilled and educated labor. This year is continuing the trend of higher closed and pending sales, lower days

Greater OKC: 10 Cities Where Home Prices Have Held Up Most

In a 2011 report from Kiplinger ranking the places where homes prices have held up most, Oklahoma City ranked 10th. That was no small feat after weathering the recession, and witnessing home prices plummet in some areas of the country. The report stated that the local housing market ebbs and flows in line with the

OKC tops economic index

The city beat the No. 2 city on the list, Austin, Texas, by more than five points. Omaha, Neb., placed third. Oklahoma City had an overall score of 91.042, based on 18 factors. The report – generated by American City Business Journals – measures economic factors in 102 major metropolitan areas. Tulsa ranked No. 8.